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California Poppy Seeds Splendid Mix

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1/4 Pound
Price: $12.95
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Price: $219.95
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Quick Overview

"Splendid Mix" of California Poppies gives you all the colors. Just as dependable as the pure orange. Annual.

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Details
SKU ECSMG
Common Name California Poppy
Botanical Name Eschscholzia californica
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Estimated Mature Height 12-18 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring to summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 293,000
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Native To North America
Native to California
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Additional Information Perennial is warm regions. Annual in cold regions.
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
This rainbow of all colors from a classic is just as easy to grow, and just as dependable for color as the solid orange blooms have always been.

About California PoppiesThis famous flower, the state flower of California, (a very similar sub-species is called Mexican Gold Poppy) carpets whole coastal hillsides up and down the Pacific coast, creating one of the most famous natural wildflower displays in the world, usually in April. Viewing this spectacle from their ships, Spanish explorers thought the “golden display” meant that there was in fact, gold to be found in the flowery hills.

California poppy performs well almost everywhere with its dusty dark green ferny foliage and brilliant golden orange cup shaped flowers. A blooming plant is somewhat frost-resistant, and often reblooms nicely in fall meadows. Flowers close in cloudy weather. The name “Eschscholzia” is after the Russian botanist, J. F. Eschscholtz, who visited the California coast in the early 1800’s.

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      4.0

      Unusual Colors

      By Grumpy Old Man

      from Humboldt County CA

      About Me Master Gardener

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      Pros

      • Vivid Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Splashes Of Color

        Comments about American Meadows California Poppy Seeds Splendid Mix - 1/4 LB:

        Great for quick color in a newly established garden until the new plants become established.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Oops! Overplanted!

        By FlowerBabe

        from San Leandro, CA

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          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows California Poppy Seeds Splendid Mix - 1/4 LB:

            I planted these last year in a couple different spots- along a back fence, beside the garage, and what-not. Most didn't even sprout, and those that did limped along rather sadly, giving me no hope of blooms this year. I was extremely disappointed. I had the half-bag of seed left-over and figured, well, they're kind of old and they didn't germinate well last year, so I just dumped them all over along an ugly strip by the side of the house, along with the rest of my nasturtium seeds. OOOPS! I think EVERY SINGLE seed I dumped down there has sprouted! I'm madly thinning as they crowd over each other! Can't wait until they bloom and we have bright colors all over the side of the house! I'll review again when they've bloomed and I can see the colors, since that's what other reviewers mentioned. But I have no problem with keeping an eye on blooms and pulling out the standard 'orange' for a couple years until the other colors gain some dominance.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Disappointed in Colors

            By logcabinrandy

            from Estacada, Oregon

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance
            • Reliable Growth

            Cons

            • Colors Not As Expected

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows California Poppy Seeds Splendid Mix - 1/4 LB:

            I was excitd to see the different colors in a California Poppy. Planted the seed in a very large meadow area. Unfortunatly the standard orange color is what showed up. Got a few whites and a few reds, but about 95% of what bloomed looked like a standard orange California Poppy. I would stick with the standard poppy seed as it is much cheaper. As always the seed grew well, so no compliants on that.

             
            3.0

            Disappointed in Colors

            By logcabinrandy

            from Estacada, Oregon

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Pros

            • Low Maintenance
            • Pest Resistant
            • Reliable Growth

            Cons

            • Colors Not As Expected

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows California Poppy Seeds Splendid Mix - 1/4 LB:

            I was really excited at the possibility in the array of colors for a California type poppy. Unfortunatly 95% of what bloomed was orange just like a standard California poppy. A few white one's, a couple of red ones. Save the extra cost for the seed and buy the standard orange variety

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